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# solving an equation for x

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solving an equation for x [#permalink]  15 Feb 2005, 17:38
X-5 = 2/3(X)
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is it a normal problem or am I missing something ?

x-5=(2/3)x
3x-15=2x
x=15

I will pray tonight to get this kind of question during my next Gmat test
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i wouldn't mind solving the entire quant section with this sort of questions =)
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